Sweden to extend ban on visits to elderly care homes to 31 Aug

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15 June 2020

According to Swedish Health Minister Lena Hallengren, the country will extend its ban on visits to elderly care homes through 31 August, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The ban was imposed on 30 March amid the coronavirus outbreak.

As of 15 June, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Sweden is 52,383, with 4,891 deaths, most of them among elderly people, according to Johns Hopkins University.

 

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